Saturday, August 20, 2011

ONAM special--payasan

Wheat Payasam(Godhampu payasam)


Broken Wheat - 250g Coconut - 2 Jaggery - 500g Raisins -10g Cashew Nuts -10g Ghee -3tbs Cardamom -5g Dry ginger powder-10g Cumin Powder-10g Method of Preparation: Grate the coconut. Add1/2 glass warm water to the grated coconut. Extract the first milk. Extract the second milk by adding 1 1/2 glass warm water. Again repeat the process to extract the third milk. Fry broken wheat lightly in one teaspoon ghee. Cook the wheat well in 1 1/2 liters of water. When it is done add the third milk and the second milk to the wheat and bring to a boil. when it thickens to a semi solid consistency, add powdered jaggery. Add the first milk, fried nut, raisins, powdered Cardamom, ginger and cumin. Mix well and remove from fire immediately. Serve hot. Parippu Payasam Ingredients: Parippu (Green gram dal) - 250gm Sarkara (Jaggery) - 250gm Coconut milk - From 2 coconuts Ghee - 2 tbs Cashew nuts, Raisins - As required for seasoning Method of preparation : Fry dal till light brown. Clean and boil the fried dal well.Heat jaggery with some water and make a thick solution. Take milk from the coconut thrice. Keep the thick milk taken 1st, aside. Add the 2nd and 3rd milk and the jaggery solution to the boiled dal. Simmer on medium flame till thick. Fry the cashewnuts and Raisins in ghee. Add these and the 1st milk to the payasam . Mix well and remove from fire.

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